Professor of Public Law with a Focus on Life Sciences Law

Job Description & Qualification

Your profile
The applicant has a track record in Public Law with a close connection to the Life Sciences (e.g. in Health Law, Data Law, or Technology Law). She or he is willing to represent Life Sciences Law in research and teaching. She or he knows Swiss law or is willing to familiarize herself or himself with it. Moreover, the applicant must be willing to collaborate across different areas of law and across disciplines within the faculty's research focus on Life Sciences Law and to assume a leading role within the dedicated Center (Zentrum für Life Sciences-Recht, ZLSR). The position requires a good command of the German language.

Your tasks
Teaching duties of 4 or 8 hours per week/semester
Research and Service
Participation in the University’s self-administration

Application Procedure

Applicants are requested to submit their documents via the online application portal of the University of Basel ( by 22 April 2022. Applications submitted by other means will not be considered.

The guidelines on the documents to be submitted can be found at:

Further information
For further information, please contact the President of the Search Committee, Prof. Dr. Alfred Früh,, +41 61 207 28 94.

Application deadline: 22 April 2022

About the Organization

The Faculty of Law of the University of Basel is filling the position of a Professor of Public Law with a focus on Life Sciences Law from autumn 2023.

Additional Information

We offer you
The position will be filled according to the qualifications of the future post holder at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor.

The University of Basel stands for excellence through diversity and is committed to equal opportunities and family friendliness.

The conditions of employment are based on the personnel and salary regulations of the University of Basel.

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Job ID

ID: J10641